Myers, Donald L.

Rank:  Sergeant First Class Awards: 10/27/1966     Silver Star 5/6/1977         Bronze Star for Valor     Photo from Who’s Who from Detachment B50 Recon (Work in Progress)

Myer Silver Star Mission/Citation

The Mission took place on October 27, 1966.   Recon Team AWL 1-0 was Sergeant Fist Class (SFC) Donald L. Myers.  The team was supported by the 155th Assault Helicopter Company.  SFC Myers’ actions were recognized with the Silver Star.  His…

Myers Bronze Star Mission/Citation

On May 6, 1967, B-50 Recon Team 1-0 Sergeant First Class Donald L. Myers was the patrol leader of a six-man Special Forces patrol.  He was awarded the Bronze Star for Valor due to his actions in this mission.  His…

Newbern, Michael R.

Rank:  Staff Sergeant Award: 10/21/1966     Silver Star Rest in Peace:   Rest in Peace:  SSG Michael R. Newbern.   His home of record was Kennewick, Washington. He was 22 years of age and had four years of active service upon his death….

Newbern Silver Star Mission/Citation

SSG Michael R. Newbern’s Silver Star citation excerpt adds to the details of the action, “…SGT Newbern’s team spent the night hidden in the jungle and moved out at daybreak to carry out its mission. After two hours on the…

Anderson, Boyd “Andy” W.

Nickname:  Andy Rank:  Sergeant Awards:** 10/21/1966     Silver Star Purple Heart Medal Combat Infantry Badge Vietnam Service Medal with One Service Star Vietnam Campaign Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal.   Rest In Peace, SGT Boyd Wellington…

Boyd Anderson Silver Star Citation

…Sergeant Anderson’s team spent the night in the jungle and moved out at daybreak to carry out its mission. After two hours on the trail, the five men received sudden fire from all sides. A reinforced insurgent platoon had let…

Piercy, Norman ‘Ray” R.

Nickname: Ray Rank:   Master Sargeant Awards:   10/20/1966     Silver Star     Photo from Who’s Who from Detachment B-50 (Project OMEGA) Recon (Partial Draft) website.

Piercy Silver Star Citation

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 8, 1918 (amended by act of July 25, 1963), takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star to Master Sergeant [then Sergeant First Class] Norman R. Piercy,…

David Warczak Silver Star Citation

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 8, 1918 (amended by act of July 25, 1963), takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star to Sergeant First Class David J. Warczak, United States Army,…